Panthers preparing for the most significant offseason in franchise history

Carolina Panthers players packed up Monday, moved their gear out of Bank of America Stadium and prepared for the most significant offseason in franchise history. For all the talk on move-out day about pending free agents, another defensive coordinator possibly on the move and Marty Hurney’s future

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Panthers Ron Rivera did not get an explanation on the intentional grounding call

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was injured during fourth quarter action against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, January 7, 2018 after being sacked. There was concern that he had suffered a concussion but Newton says that while he did have to go through the concussion protocol, he was hit

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Drew Brees reminds rest of NFC playoff field who's got the ring

Drew Brees went into Sunday’s NFC wild-card playoff game against the Panthers having produced just one signature stat in 2017. He came out of the Saints’ 31-26 victory with gaudy numbers more in line with his all-time greatness. With Carolina selling out to stop New Orleans’ powerful running

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Saints Ted Ginn Jr. flashes broom to rub in this loss – and his role – to Panthers

Tacky? Not really, but even if you think so, the broom former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr., held postgame Sunday was quite a statement. Ginn was the Panthers’ best option for stretching defenses vertically. He was also past 30, and wanted to get paid big to remain with the Panthers

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Drew Brees picks apart Carolina Panthers; New Orleans Saints win 31-26 at Superdome

NEW ORLEANS The Carolina Panthers got Drew Breesed Sunday, ending their season after a single playoff game. Brees, a future Hall-of-Fame quarterback, was seldom pressured by the Panthers’ pass rush, and generally picked apart the Carolina secondary in a 31-26 victory at the Superdome. The Panthers

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Fearless predictions: Long drives vs. Saints' big plays as Panthers keep it close

Five fearless predictions for Sunday’s Carolina Panthers game at the New Orleans Saints: 1. Panthers will try to establish the running game. Lost in how poorly the Panthers offense played at Atlanta was the absence of Jonathan Stewart, who sat out with back tightness. Not that Stewart would have

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Overwhelming underdogs? Carolina Panthers know that drill, and what can happen

Carolina Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn was eating lunch and watching ESPN this week when he saw an item roll across the scroll: The Panthers have a 30 percent chance of beating the Saints in their NFC wild-card game Sunday, according to ESPN’s football power index. Munnerlyn was taken aback

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Panthers' most important player in effort to slow Saints' Drew Brees knows his role

Middle linebacker Luke Kuechly summed up the Carolina Panthers’ defensive game plan vs. New Orleans in five words: “Get guys in Drew’s face.” Drew would be Saints quarterback Drew Brees, the future Hall of Famer who set an NFL record during the regular season by completing 72 percent of his passes

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Panthers safety Kurt Coleman: Bottom line, we have to do our jobs

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was asked about his running the football during his weekly press conference at Bank of America Stadium on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Newton spoke directly to his running the football by saying, “running the football is my edge, that I am comfortable running

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Live NFL updates: Panthers visit Falcons in game that will settle playoff positioning

NFL Week 17 live updates as the Carolina Panthers (11-4) visit the Atlanta Falcons (9-6) at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Win or lose, the Panthers get to the playoffs, but their best- and worst-case scenarios are quite different. So, Sunday’s game will determine not only the Panthers’ playoff ranking

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My Panthers-Packers pick pays homage to famous Green Bay-Carolina game in 1999

The Carolina Panthers seem determined to do things the hard way this season. From fourth-quarter leads that nearly get lost to actually losing a road game to the woeful Chicago Bears, these Panthers are 9-4 but remain a study in anxiety for their jittery fans. The Panthers have won six games by a single

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